Have you decided to change your diet and start exercising so you can lose weight?

NOTE: This page was last updated on Wednesday 14th of February 2018

Losing weight to become healthier is definitely a great idea. However, sometimes weight loss stretch marks occur when you work to take off those pounds. They commonly appear on the buttocks, the abdomen, hips, thighs, upper arms, and the breasts.

Both men and women can develop them as well. If you want to avoid these marks while you work on losing weight, here is some helpful information you need to know.

First, you may be wondering why weight loss stretch marks appear in the first place. If you’re overweight, you may have gained some of that weight quickly. Fast weight gain can cause stretch marks to occur.

weight loss stretch marksEven gaining weight over time may be enough to harm the skin fibers, causing the dermis to breakdown and leave a scar that is known as a stretch mark. When you lose weight, especially if you do it quickly, the skin doesn’t have the time to keep up with the change in your body. This leaves the stretch marks behind, which can be frustrating.

The good news is you can prevent weight loss stretch marks. If you’ve decided to lose some weight, make sure you do so slowly and in a healthy manner. Losing weight slowly will give your skin more time to adjust as you take off the pounds. While this may not keep you from still having some stretch marks, it can prevent some of them.

What Next?

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Certain vitamins can help to improve the elasticity of the skin as well, which may help to prevent some stretch marks from appearing. Some of the best vitamins and minerals to try include zinc, vitamin E, Vitamin C, silica, and B-complex vitamins.

Of course, sometimes you just won’t be able to avoid weight loss stretch marks when you’re working to lose weight. Today no cure for stretch marks exists. However, you will find that many great treatments are available that can help to reduce the appearance of the stretch marks you’re dealing with.

Just a few of the options to consider include laser therapy, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and topical treatments.

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